They took her sanity. Now they are back to take her life.
When Kelsey Miller was sixteen, she was kidnapped, beaten, and raped by two men--neither of whom was ever brought to justice. Three years later, the past still haunts her and fear, pain, and anger have taken over her world. Trapped in a cycle of self-harm and depression, she becomes her own worst enemy.
One night, her kidnappers return and ask her to make the ultimate sacrifice. This time, the stakes are even higher since her tormentors are not only determined to crush her spirit but her life.
To survive, Aeree Cahill has to stay one step ahead of the flying bullets.
When an idyllic weekend getaway to the Green Mountains turns into a deadly trap, Aeree and her fellow campers find themselves hunted by a ruthless sniper. Now a prime target, she must race against the clock to discover the killer's identity.
As a web of lies begins to unravel, dark secrets will be exposed and some will stop at nothing to protect the evils of their past. For Aeree, evading the bullets is only the beginning. With danger and deception around every corner, there can only be one rule.
It was supposed to be a simple assignment, an interview, to make the college newspaper roster. Instead, Dakota Jennings gets caught up in the case of the State of Montana versus Deval Young who was convicted of murdering the governor's daughter four years ago.
With the execution date set and the clock ticking, Dakota scours the the old court files on the hunt for the next big story. Was something overlooked? Did someone screw up? Or is Deval the cold-hearted killer the prosecutor and the press make him out to be?
When eighteen-year-old Stacy Degray sets off to visit Felipe, a charming guy she met on the internet, she has no idea that she is being lured to his home country Malaguay to be auctioned off as a soldier's bride. All too soon, her dream vacation turns into a nightmare when she catches the eye of dictator son Miguel Rizo, a cruel and controlling man who is immediately drawn to her naïve innocence.
Miguel will stop at nothing to add Stacy to his collection of prized possessions. After her own country turns its back on her, Stacy becomes trapped in the small, poverty-riddled nation with no place to run or hide. Her plight to find a way home turns into a struggle of survival.
Only nine months after Stacy Degray resumed her carefree life, CIA handler Devon O'Farrell shows up on her doorsteps to call in his favor. The mission is simple: learn the Coyote's identity with the help of her former drill instructor Tomás Araya.
As the enemies silently close in from the shadows, Stacy's life turns into a web of lies and deceit.
Who to trust?
Who to betray?
And if the lies catch up to her, she'll end up with a bullet in her head.
“Save our son.” Not in her wildest dreams did Stacy ever imagine she would have to plead for her child’s survival. The Coyote has taken revenge and this time, Stacy has to enter the world arena of arms dealing to fight for the one thing that means everything to her.
Friends who turn into enemies.
And as time is running out, not only Stacy’s life hangs in the balance.
Life has been a struggle for Tomás Araya. Orphaned after the execution of his parents by the new regime of Malaguay, he elbows his way up the ranks of the national army. At nineteen, his life looks bright. A fast-track career beckons in the military, his sweetheart carries his child, and his music is to lift him to the stratosphere.
My name is Brent Parks and I have just about driven my girlfriend Rena to her limits. In a few days, she will take my life. I can't necessarily blame her because I have abused her on and off during our relationship.
Before I met her, I faced my own demons—for years, I suffered violence at the hands of my father. I am not trying to make excuses but I hope you will understand that there is another side to this story, a side I would like to tell you about....
After her release from jail, Rena is trying to piece her life back together. Just when things seem to be getting better, old wounds are torn open by none other than Brent's father—Ryan Parks. He's not only set on putting her behind bars for killing his beloved son but also attempts to take the one thing away from her that has been keeping her sane.
Confronted with the nightmares of her past, Rena's battle starts all over again. Yet, on the other side of the country, another woman is fighting her own wars. On the surface, Charlotte Parks is just one of Ryan's many minions but deep down, she holds a secret that could be the key to Rena's redemption.
When their two worlds collide in the fight for the one thing they want the most, they have to make a choice; and that choice will alter their lives forever.
To an outsider, Patrice's family is the perfect image of the American Dream. Her stepfather is a successful lawyer, they live in a mansion and she has always had everything she ever wanted.
But behind the well kept facade, violence and abuse dominate Patrice's life. Marcus rules his family with an iron fist and does not tolerate any form of opposition or disobedience. And one night, he takes it a step further—and there is no one around to come to Patrice's aid.